Shafiq Husayn featuring Robert Glasper – Optimystical

Digital Crate Digging Continues per this HumpDay Extravaganza, excuse us but we’re chilling still sheltering in place…

Covid 19 and systemic racism are still out there, understand a brotha? this is what we’re dealing with, this is what we have to face..

Plus Trump’s Secret Police is in Portland and Chicago!!  complex is how the sport will go!!

Getting over the hump? no secret when we’re up in the sport again but at the moment playing in a bubble like the NBA is how it’ll go…

Getting over the hump? bubble wrapping Cancer season up like we did June; your dude is optimistic now that  we’re entering Leo season..

Getting over with beats that bump!!  listening to Shafiq Husayn featuring Robert Glasper with Optimystical; check out the players and the track as we put it down during this session..

Bass – Marcus Gilmore

Drums – Anu Sun

Featuring – Robert Glasper

Flute – Casey Benjamin

Guitar – Jose Rios

Keyboards – Robert Glasper

Strings – Miguel Atwood-Ferguson

Synthesizer – Julian Le, Shafiq Husayn

Vocals – Anderson .Paak, Aset So Savvy, Coultrain, GYO Bunchy, Jimetta Rose, Shafiq Husayn, Silka, The Dove Society

Robert Glasper with Chris Dave, Derrick Hodge & Yasiin Bey – North Sea Jazz Festival 2019

Digital Crate Digging Continues, check us out!! we’ve got this HumpDay Extravaganza underway..

O-Dog Day Partying? Afternoon Jazzing? using the sound to get over the hump, playing it either way…

….may even play a combination of both; it’s lunch time over here on the East Coast / down south here in the USA so we’ll serve up this elixir / soup / broth…

…straight out of the lab / kitchen during crunch time going for mine no bragging boasting that’s uncouth..

A veteran in the game, long in the tooth? launching sonic assaults on the ruthless! listening to Robert Glasper with Chris Dave, Derrick Hodge and Yasiin Bey – North Sea Jazz Festival 2019..

There’s setting it off!! check the players and the track as we “holla back” with this good word and good music playing!!

Check this out at Robert Glasper with Chris Dave, Derrick Hodge & Yasiin Bey – North Sea Jazz Festival 2019

Robert Glasper – Black Radio Episode 3

Digital Crate Digging Continues!! it’s going down on what I refer to as a Terrible / Terrific Tuesday..

Things can play out either way, my constituents are hip to these menus they know how I play…

…they can see what I’m saying as I drop this good word and come through with the sounds, no delaying!! we’re putting it down like this!!

Some can even see that I’m praying for this world, especially in the midst of this coronavirus..

..aka Covid 19 as we stay on the scene / stay on the case, but still sheltering in place!! if and when we’re out in those streets social distancing and masking but at the moment we’re chilling out listening to Robert Glasper and Black Radio Episode 3

He’s still playing that good music from people he’s collaborated with!! check out the playlist and the mix so you can see!!

TRACKLIST
1. Intro – Robert Glasper
2. Mortal Man – Kendrick Lamar
3. Live Today – Derrick Hodge feat. Common
4. Universal Language – Chris Dave & The Drumhedz
5. No Wrong, No Right – Terrace Martin feat. Robert Glasper & James Fauntleroy
6. The Life (remix) – Gary Clark Jr.
7. Complexion (A Zulu Love) – Kendrick Lamar
8. You – Q-Tip
9. Lazy Daze – Tank & The Bangas feat. Robert Glasper
10. When We Were Young – Bilal
11. Black America Again – Common
12. Write at Home – Talib Kweli feat. Datcha, Bilal & Robert Glasper
13. Relief (A Stripper Classic) – Me’shell N’degeocello
14. Life Is Better – QTip feat Norah Jones
15. All That I am – Bilal
16. Touch The Sky – Kanye West feat. Lupe Fiasco
17. These Walls – Kendrick Lamar feat. Bilal, Anna Wise & Thundercat
18. 13th Century Metal – Brittany Howard
19. Pigment – H.E.R.
20. Water Fall (Interluuube) – Anderson Paak
21. Insecurities – Syd
22. Already There – Taylor Mcferrin feat. Marcus Gilmore, Robert Glasper & Thundercat
23. Outside – Royce Da 5’9 feat. Marsha Ambrosius & Robert Glasper
24. God Is Fair – Mac Miller feat. Kendrick Lamar

Robert Glasper – Black Radio Episode 2

Digital Crate Digging Continues; check us out this is the Saturday Night Fever Edition…

The saga / struggle continues aka life goes on / toil and strife is on another level influenced by the shady dealing…

…during this coronavirus pandemic / Covid _ 19 season an opportunity for some to commit treason..

It doesn’t surprise us the pursuit of the prize was restored per America reopening; herd immunity the reason?

It doesn’t surprise us, some heard we had diplomatic immunity / blessed and highly favored!! during this Gemini season? some will run and tell that as word moves fast…

….plus time moves fast / life comes at you fast; in the meantime and between time we’re chilling out, sounds will blast..

Oh yes!! chilling out in the lab!! listening to Robert Glasper  with Black Radio Episode 2

Oh yes!! sounds from Mr Glasper plus his collaborations with other artists;  check out the playlist and the mix to get a grasp on this / to see what it do!!

1. Intro – Verzuz Jill Scott & Erykah Badu

2. Calls – Robert Glasper & Jill Scott

3. Calls (remix) – Robert Glasper & Pharohe Monch

4. You Used To Love Me – Faith Evans

5. Let It Ride – Robert Glasper & Norah Jones

6. Persevere – Robert Glasper & Snoop Dogg

7. Imagine – Snoop Dogg & Dr. Dre

8. You Own Me – Robert Glasper & Faith Evans

9. Bedda At Home – Jill Scott

10. Somebody Else – Robert Glasper & Emeli Sande

11. Tip Joint – Robert Glasper & Michael Eric Dyson (unreleased)

12. It’s Your Boy (interlude) – Wayne Brady (unreleased)

13. No Worries – Robert Glasper & Dwele

14. What About Us – Brandy

15. What Are We Doing – Robert Glasper & Brandy

16. I Stand Alone – Robert Glasper, Common, Patrick Stump (blend/unreleased version)

17. Lovely Day – Robert Glasper Experiment

18. Sorrow, Tears & Blood – Bilal

19. Pyramids – Common

20. Need U Bad – Jazmine Sullivan

21. Trust – Robert Glasper & Marsha Ambrosius

22. Pass Me Over – Anthony Hamilton

23. Yet To Find – Robert Glasper & Anthony Hamilton

24. Take Off Your Cool – Norah Jones & Andre 3000

25. You’re My Everything – Robert Glasper, Bilal & Jazmine Sullivan

26. Grandma’s Hands – Bill Withers

 

 

 

Robert Glasper – Black Radio Broadcast Episode 1

Digital Crate Digging Continues per this HumpDay Extravaganza!! we’re putting it down like this!!

O-Dog Day Partying, but it’s hitting different since we’re  in the midst of this coronavirus..

..pandemic; O-Zone? in the midst of all this still getting breakbeat scientific / academic!!

The war is on, it’s of a spiritual nature, conflicting with Michael Jackson type of human nature? somebody might understand it!!

Back with it, dropping something different!! listening to Robert Glasper – Black Radio Broadcast Episode 1

This features tracks from Robert Glasper and his collaboration with others!! Jahi Sundance is the sound selector / presenter!!  check out the playlist and the mix!! once again it’s on!!

1. Intro

2. Always Shine – Robert Glasper feat. Lupe Fiasco & Bilal

3. Get Outta My Hair – Bilal

4. Dumb It Down – Lupe Fiasco

5. Gonna Be Alright (Live Intro) – Robert Glasper Experiment

6. Gonna Be Alright (F.T.B.) – Robert Glasper feat. Ledisi

7. Add To Me – Ledisi

8. Sunshine (Inst) – Robert Glasper/FYF Instrumentals

9. Piano solo – Robert Glasper

10. Letter To Hermione (Remix) – Robert Glasper feat. Black Milk & Bilal

11. Lil Ghetto Boy – Lalah Hathaway

12. Hollywood – Bilal & Sa-Ra

13. Cherish The Day – Robert Glasper feat. Lalah Hathaway

14. Ecclesiastes: Free My Heart – Me’shell N’degeocello

15. Afro Blue (Remix) – Robert Glasper feat. Erykah Badu, Phonte, & 9th Wonder

16. Afro Blue (Live in London) – Robert Glasper, Chris Dave, Derrick Hodge, Jahi Sundance

17. Aw Yeah – Robert Glasper feat. Musiq Soulchild & Chrisette Michelle

18. Consequences of Jealousy – Robert Glasper feat. Me’shell N’degeocello

19. All I Do (Inst) – Robert Glasper /FYF Instrumentals

 

Robert Glasper x Kaytranada ‎– No One Like You [Kaytranada Remix Feat. Alex Isley]

Digital Crate Digging Continues as Saturday afternoon morphs into a Saturday evening…

The saga / struggle continues; life goes on!! toil and strife? it still goes on!  so what were you believing?

What are you achieving? drop down menus providing any choices? at the end of the day we still realize that it’s rough out here…

Holiday seasons officially started by Thanks giving Day; living? some are trying to find a way, accented with the extra emphasis during this time of year..

Hot with the treasons? the devil and his advocates are, with  new and improved methods to the madness!!  constituents loath and fear…

O-Dizzle tried to steer the mothership to a safe haven / safe harbor, soon chilling out listening to Robert Glasper x Kaytranada  with a track called No One Like You [Kaytranada Remix Feat. Alex Isley]

A little soul jazz / jazz hop from two of the best who ever did it!! smooth? oh yes, but it doesn’t surprise me!!

SOUL OF JAZZ #4

Digital Crate Digging Continues!! today? the Music Monday concept is followed…

Some are digging these menus; soul music / house music and jazz will play!! no mistakes allowed..

In other words? it’s got to be funky!! what’s up with me? this thing is serious!! the Supreme Court even allowed Texas and North Carolina gerrymandering!!

These good words and the funky / soulful sounds are dropped by this team as the rebuttal!!  our constituents seem to be understanding..

The mothership’s landing on earth was a rough one; it’s rough out here son!! we’re trying to get into chill mode listening to  SOUL OF JAZZ #4  courtesy of Raphael..

Check out the playlist and the good music that’s playing, soon you’ll know the deal..

1. 00:00 / Conceptions – 4Hero

2. 05:30 / Maiden Voyage – Robert Glasper Trio

3. 10:15 / Mind’s Eye – Joe Armon-Jones & Maxwell Owin

4. 13:49 / Kite (We Like It Here) – Snarky Puppy

5. 19:03 / Every Time I See You (feat. Gwen Bunn) – Darryl Reeves

6. 25:36 / Piece of Mind – Idris Muhammad

7. 34:38 / Ring of Life – Pat Metheny & Brad Mehldau

8. 40:10 / I Didn’t Know What Time It Was – Cécile McLorin Salvant

9. 46:06 / Differently, Still – BADBADNOTGOOD

10. 50:39 / The Third Eye – Roy Ayers

11. 56:50 / Almost Went Too Far – Joe Armon-Jones

 

 

Gregory Porter – Sinnerman

Digital Crate Digging Continues per Music Monday, on this rainy day in Atlanta..

Chilling out / cooling out in the lab, enhancing lab techniques; understand a brotha?

Shady dealing out here in Babylon; dancing with the devil? once again it’s on!!! bear witness..

Danger zones inhabited from Nashville gun blasts  to  van crashes in Toronto; this good word is dropped pronto,  letting you know what the deal is!!

O-Zone has something that’s real!! listening to Gregory Porter with Sinnerman; his version of Nina Simone’s classic…

This is from the Nina Revisited Project; check out the players and the track sport!! rolling like a pusherman with this sound!! it’s classic…

Bass – Burniss Earl Travis

Drums – Justin Tyson

Guitar – Chris Sholar

Horns – John Ellis Keyon Harrold

Horns, Arranged By – Corey King

Keyboards – James Francies

Producer – Robert Glasper

Written-By – Nina Simone

August Greene (Common, Robert Glasper, Karriem Riggins): NPR Music Tiny Desk Concert

Sunday Jazz Continues, as I get extraordinary with it; acting extra / acting brand new with it..

Classic jazz / soul jazz / jazz funk earlier, I’m trying to work with ya!! I know “everybody ain’t able” ; everybody ain’t with it..

Classic aggression? I deal with it!! a dude just keeps it moving / grooving you know? going with the flow..

Check out the session!! jazz / soul / hip hop will combine to blow your mind!! so whatcha know?

Check out the session!! we’re listening to  this August Greene (Common, Robert Glasper, Karriem Riggins): NPR Music Tiny Desk Concert

Check out the session!! check out the playlist and the concert as my family puts in work!!

SET LIST

• “Black Kennedy” (feat. Samora Pinderhughes)

• “Practice” (feat. Maimouna Youssef)

• “Optimistic” (feat. Brandy)

• “Stand Up For Something” (feat. Andra Day)

• “Let Go” (feat. Samora Pinderhughes)

MUSICIANS Lonnie Rashid Lynn, Robert Glasper, Karriem Riggins, Burniss Travis, Samora Pinderhughes, DJ Dummy, Brandy Norwood, Andra Day, Maimouna Youssef

 

Blue Note All-Stars – Cycling Through Reality

Digital Crate Digging Continues on the latest edition of Saturday Night Fever..

Digital? analog? the saga /struggle continues!! providing relief for ya..

Jazz, funk, soul music / house music and hip hop are some of the medicines provided..

Spaz? naw dude Dr. O-Zone didn’t go into that zone, even when good and evil collided / coincided..

Continue to fight it; what? the spiritual warfare, like the 2017 edition of the Blue Note All-Stars we’re Cycling Through Reality

Coming right with it!! check out the players and the track!! we continue to get breakbeat scientific!! check out how we remix instead of recycling reality..

Drums – Kendrick Scott

Electric Bass – Derrick Hodge

Guitar, Vocals – Lionel Loueke

Piano – Robert Glasper

Producer – Don Was, Robert Glasper

Tenor Saxophone – Marcus Strickland

Trumpet – Ambrose Akinmusire

Written-By – Derrick Hodge